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Hi I'm David

I hope to make it on my own as an inventor one day, but for now I'm working as an engineer in Arizona. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm living in Arizona with my two brothers, and with our parents except during the summer. Growing up, I was always good at school, especially math and science, and I finished school a few years early. I served as a missionary in Tacoma, Washington for two years, then I came back to Arizona and started school again studying engineering. Now I'm working as a biomedical engineer, and I'm trying my hand at inventing. Here's a typical week for me: I go to work each weekday, play sports, hang out with friends, and date whenever I can in the evenings. Saturdays are for housework and other projects, and Sundays are for church, service, and family and personal quiet time.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents are both members of the church. My mom is from a pioneer family in Idaho, and my dad joined the church when he was a teenager. I remember wondering about a lot of deep questions when I was young, including questions about our faith. I had been taught to pray each night before going to bed, and when I was about 9 years old, I was saying my prayers like I always do, and I decided to think of all the good things in my life and express thanks for them. As I did so, I became aware that I felt something I had not felt before, and I became aware that my Father in Heaven was answering me in a way that was unmistakable. I have found in the years since that time that the Lord has always provided what I needed, and I have learned a lot about life and about the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I know that He leads this church, and it is an honor to be a member of it.

How I live my faith

My faith affects my life every day- I make sure of that by reading the Bible or Book of Mormon at least a little every day. My family also has a family prayer every day, and family scripture study when possible. I am active in my congregation or young adults, and my responsibility in the congregation is to send out announcements for our meetings, service projects, and other activities. I also hold the Priesthood, so I officiate in the church ordinances when needed, including the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper and administration to the sick. There are plenty of opportunities to give really meaningful service, and these in turn provide me the opportunity to grow personally.